Positive participation and interaction are the foundation for a healthy, constructive learning environment for everyone. Our seven UU Principles guide us in our behavior in the classroom and beyond.

We believe each and every person is important.

  • Follow adult’s instructions. A safe learning environment is essential.
  • Children in classrooms pre-K through 3rd grade must remain in their classrooms or supervised areas until picked up by their parents.
  • Children must have adult supervision in classrooms.
  • On church grounds only gentle play is appropriate.
  • Be respectful to everyone with kind words and behavior.

We believe all people should be treated fairly.

  • Be respectful of differing opinions and religious values.
  • Take turns listening and talking.
  • Be helpful and kind to one another.
  • We believe we should accept one another and learn together.

Try to attend church regularly. Your classmates and teachers depend on you.

  • Joyfully participate in the lessons and activities planned for the day to the best of your ability.
  • Welcome newcomers and include everyone in activities.
  • Share what you learned in RE with family and friends.

We believe each person is free to grow by exploring ideas and values together.

  • Feel free to share your ideas with the group.
  • Listen to the ideas of others.

We believe everyone deserves a vote about the things that concern them.

  • Participate in developing your classroom covenant.
  • Express your opinions constructively.
  • Respect the decisions of the group.
  • Share your feelings and ideas about the RE program with your parents/guardians, RE teachers, the RE Director &/or the minister.

We believe in working for a peaceful, fair and free world.

  • Participate in RE and church-wide social action projects.
  • Ask for help when you need it.
  • Do your best to get along with others.
  • Be willing to listen to reminders about your behavior.

We believe in caring for our planet Earth & every living thing that shares it with us.

  • Learn how to use the recycle and compost bins.
  • Use only what you need.
  • Help take care of our church and participate in clean up.
  • Be careful with our church equipment, furniture, special objects and sculptures, as well as the belongings of others.
  • Be gentle with the plants and animals that inhabit our church grounds. Learn about the areas where it is okay to play and areas where quiet reflection is preferred.